Sevilla shut in on Champions League berth, Sociedad’s hopes fade

London, July 6

Sevilla homed in on a return to the Champions League by beating Eibar 1-Zero at dwelling on Monday whereas Real Sociedad’s slim hopes of ending within the high 4 virtually ended with a disappointing 1-1 draw at Levante on Monday.

Sevilla’s Argentine winger Lucas Ocampos struck the one objective within the 56th minute by sliding in on the far publish to bundle in a cross from Jesus Navas.

The victory gave fourth-placed Sevilla a six-point cushion over fifth-placed Villarreal with 4 video games remaining.

They additionally moved 9 factors forward of Sociedad.

Sociedad went forward within the 12th minute by an audacious flick into the web from Sweden ahead Alexander Isak however Levante’s Jose Luis Morales levelled quickly after, scampering on to a protracted ball and powering his manner into the realm to attain.

Sociedad have been fourth within the standings in March when motion in La Liga was suspended because of the COVID-19 pandemic however have solely picked up 5 factors in seven video games for the reason that re-start.

They are seventh on 51 factors, whereas Levante are 12th on 43 factors.

Eibar in the meantime stay at risk of relegation, occupying the ultimate spot exterior the underside three with a six-point lead over 18th-placed Real Mallorca. Reuters

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